Smoky Lake, Alberta
|Town of Smoky Lake|
|Motto: Pumpkin Capital of Alberta|
|Municipal district||Smoky Lake County|
March 26, 1923
|- Town||February 1, 1962|
|• Mayor||Hank Holowaychuk|
|• Governing body|
|• MP||Brian Storseth|
|• MLA||Jeff Johnson|
|• Total||4.20 km2 (1.62 sq mi)|
|Elevation||623 m (2,044 ft)|
|• Density||243.5/km2 (631/sq mi)|
|Time zone||MST (UTC-7)|
|Waterway||North Saskatchewan River
Smoky Lake is a town in central Alberta, Canada. It is located 116 km (72 mi) northeast of Edmonton at the junction of Highway 28 and Highway 855. It lies between the North Saskatchewan River, Smoky Creek and White Earth Creek. Long Lake Provincial Park is located 60 km (37 mi) north of the town. It was originally named "Smoking Lake" for the smoke from native settlements on shore. A former church, the St. Onuphrius Ukrainian-Catholic, built in 1907, is now located at the Canadian Museum of History in Ottawa.
In the 2011 Census, the Town of Smoky Lake had a population of 1,022 living in 430 of its 478 total dwellings, a 1.2% change from its 2006 population of 1,010. With a land area of 4.2 km2 (1.6 sq mi), it had a population density of 243.3/km2 (630.2/sq mi) in 2011.
In 2006, Smoky Lake had a population of 1,010 living in 492 dwellings, a 0.1% decrease from 2001. The town has a land area of 4.20 km2 (1.62 sq mi) and a population density of 240.7 /km2 (623 /sq mi).
- Ray Kinasewich, Canadian ice hockey player
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- A century of progress : an historical study of the Waskatenau, Smoky Lake, Warspite, Bellis, Vilna and Spedden school communities. The County of Smoky Lake No. 13. 1967. p. 1.
- Borys Gengalo, Touring Ukrainian Ottawa, UCPBA of Ottawa
- Statistics Canada (Census 2006). "Smoky Lake - Community Profile". Retrieved 2007-06-12.
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